Dr. Timothy G. Buchman
Dr. Buchman is Harry Edison Professor of Surgery, Professor of Anesthesiology and Medicine, and Chief of the Section of Burn, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care of the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is also Director of the Level I Trauma Center, co-Director of the Surgery/Burn/Trauma ICU and attending Surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Prior to moving to St. Louis, Dr. Buchman was Associate Professor of Surgery, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Training Program in Surgical Critical Care at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, where he also held a joint appointment in Molecular Biology and Genetics.
The Associate Editor of Shock, Dr. Buchman has also been a member of the following editorial boards: The Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Critical Care Medicine, International Journal of Surgical Investigation, and The Journal of Surgical Research. He has published approximately 150 journal articles, abstracts, books and chapters. Currently, Dr. Buchman has support from the National Institutes of Health, DARPA and the James S. McDonnell Foundation. Dr. Buchman is Past President of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Buchman's research interests span the molecular mechanisms underlying the multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, end-of-life care; the genetics of sepsis, and most recently the field of systems biology and its application to critical care and clinical medicine.